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Becoming Alaskan: It's all about the ride

...break was quickly fixed and the next day the Focus and I were off, headed north for Alaska. After three days on the Cassiar Highway we made it to Skagway in one piece. I pulled up to the line of cars waiting for the ferry; the Focus coated in a fine...
We need to maintain our current roads before building new one

...Sound off on the important issues at I have, many times, and I did not relish the experience. I have driven the Cassiar Highway in Canada many times, as well, and to compare the two highways is not a stretch. There are potholes that would...
Jacobs on Canada walkabout

...walking north toward the border and Whitehorse. He'll continue southeast from Whitehorse on the Alaska Highway to the Cassiar Highway. He'll live on the road between towns, eating trail mix and non-perishable food. He'll have his eyes open...
Remote town of Hyder offers Southeast's best bird viewing

...a recent article in the Anchorage Daily News, an estimated 40,000 tourists travel to Hyder each year, via the Cassiar Highway, to view the bears and the run of very large (up to 30 pounds) chum salmon they feed on. We were there too early...
State Sen. Taylor to take transportation post

...mentioned the proposed Bradfield Canal Road, a $300 million project south of Wrangell that would connect to the Cassiar Highway in British Columbia. The road would be centrally located in Southeast Alaska and, among other things, allow fresh...
Road won't save much in travel costs

...she think driving is free? If we could drive to Bellingham via Skagway, it would be roughly 2,300 miles on the Cassiar Highway - a bit more on the Alaska Highway. Figure on $0.40 per mile total driving cost. That's about the federal allowable...
Juneau Access among top DOT projects other Southeast communities," Briggs said. The Bradfield Canal project near Wrangell would link Alaska to the Cassiar Highway in British Columbia and cost approximately $300 million. Briggs said DOT also is looking at building small access...
Capitol is more realistic than constructing road

...earlier this year. His plan also calls for construction of new highways to establish connections from Ketchikan to the Cassiar Highway in Canada, a route which also would link Wrangell and Petersburg, and a highway from Sitka across Baronoff Island...
Juneau's dumb idea

...Alaskans need a road out of and into Juneau, the future former capital of Alaska, then why not punch one over to the Cassiar Highway via the Glenora road connecting to Dease Lake? With the Canadians' help it could be done quickly and within a decent...
Collapse of Alaska Highway strands motorists

...a temporary span in place in a couple of days. In the meantime, southbound travelers can detour down the rugged Cassiar Highway to join up with the road that connects Prince George and Prince Rupert in central British Columbia. Northbound motorists...


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